TRAI report card: BSNL tops in wired broadband as of october 2014

By December 8th, 2014 AT 3:37 AM

The number of broadband subscribers between September and October has increased from 75.73 million to 79.21 million in India, according to Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI).

TRAI

The largest growth in broadband during October this year was among mobile devices users (phones and dongles), registering a growth of 5.75 per cent growth. On the other hand, there was no change between September and October in fixed wireless subscribers (Wi-Fi, Wi-Max, Point-to-point radio and VSAT) with the figures remaining at 4,20,000.

But wired subscriptions showed a minimal growth going up from 15.13 million to 15.15 million, registering a monthly growth rate of 0.16 per cent. The regulator said Wireless subscribers with less than 1MB data usage in a month have not been considered as internet/broadband subscribers by Reliance Communication Group and Idea Cellular.

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The top five Wired Broadband Service providers as on 31 October.

BSNL (9.97 million), Bharti Airtel (1.40 million), MTNL (1.13 million), Beam Telecom (0.43 million) and YOU Broadband (0.41 million).

The top five Wireless Broadband Service providers

The top five Wireless Broadband Service providers were Bharti Airtel (15.91 million), Vodafone (14.15 million), Idea Cellular (11.47 million), BSNL (9.16 million) and Reliance Communications Group (6.48 million).

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